Art Department

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The Augustana University Art Department supports a community of artists who are passionate about their work and eager to help others develop. Expert faculty work alongside students in state-of-the-art facilities across disciplines of art history, ceramics, drawing, graphic design, painting, printmaking, photography and sculpture. This department works within the guidelines of the National Visual Arts Standards and National Association of Schools of Art & Design.

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The university is proud to announce that the Augustana Art Department has presented its highest award — the Harold Spitznagel Medal for Achievement in Art — to Augustana student Gracie Korstjens ‘24 and Augustana faculty member John Henry Peters ‘76. The two were awarded the prestigious medal during the opening reception of the Augustana Senior Show at the Eide/Dalrymple Gallery on Friday, April 26.

The Eide/Dalrymple Gallery at Augustana University opens “The Augustana Senior Show,” which will be on view from Thursday, April 25, through Saturday, May 18, Augustana’s commencement day. A gallery reception will be held on Friday, April 26, from 7-9 p.m., with awards and artist talks at 7:30 p.m.  

Augustana is excited to once again host its annual Arthur Olsen Student Research Symposium, set to take place on Saturday, April 13, at the Froiland Science Complex, located on the university’s campus.